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  1. Hotel construction boom continues in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    The town has welcomed a new hotel, Iskalo Development's 138-room Hyatt Place, and there are plans for at least four others. The president and CEO of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce was talking with a site selector for a new budget hotel that was considering the town of Amherst.


  2. 137 Room Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hotel News Resource

    Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst, the first Hyatt Place in Western New York, is officially open in Amherst, N.Y. Located on Main Street, directly off of Interstate 290, Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst is central to all of Buffalo's main attractions. Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst, the first Hyatt Place in Western New York, is officially open in Amherst, N.Y. The hotel brings the Hyatt Place brand's intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings, to the Buffalo area.


  3. UB Bulls dismiss star player Justin MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    AMHERST, N.Y. - University of Buffalo announced today that star forward Justin Moss is no longer a player on the UB Bulls men's basketball team. Moss was last year's Mid-American Conference Player of the Year.


  4. Colleges Find New Ways to Tackle Sexual Assault as Students ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    ... York have redefined consent to sexual advances as requiring a "yes." At Daemen College , a small private school in Amherst, N.Y., the new "yes means yes" standard will be explained this fall to student leaders - including athletes, orientation ...


  5. Assessing the Market Mayhe Tony OgorekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... let's talk about it whether or next I guess to Leo gore with a gore. Wealth management has offices in the town of Amherst hey Tony good morning long time no talk how are you. I'm doing great chat how much yourself. Okay we're doing fine except oil ...


  6. Jury Convicts N.Y. Man Accused of Killing Fiancee for Life InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Insurance Journal West

    ... to be the first time his office has used federal fraud laws to convict a killer. A jury found Ronald Epps of Amherst, New York, guilty Wednesday of 10 counts, including fraud, arson and weapons charges. He was never charged with murder. Epps is ...


  7. A look at the founders of WNY auto dealershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Business Journal

    Buffalo native Norman Schreiber was 21 when he entered the automobile industry in the early 1960s. Eight years later, he was ready to be an owner, so he and his late brother, Henry, opened a Toyota dealership at Sheridan Drive and Bailey Avenue in Amherst.


  8. a oeSuper licea popping up across the nation including in WNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    AMHERST, N.Y. - There's new information coming out about a lice that is resistant to over-the-counter medicines. It is being dubbed the super lice because it withstands medicine intended to kill it.


  9. Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Boulevard Mall SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present adoptable dogs Sonny, Cher and Hope from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Boulevard Mall on Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road in Amherst. The public is encouraged to stop by and visit HON's dogs, find out about the adoption process, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.


  10. ECIDA OKs Sodexo tax breaks on $27 million developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    ... near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The site will replace four separate facilities that Sodexo leases in Amherst. "We've enjoyed a long and successful partnership with the Western New York community and we look forward to a bright future ...


  11. Stampede's Second Generation Drone Technology Ready to Take...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Freshnews

    ... communications platform of tomorrow has arrived today, and it's poised to change everything again." Headquartered in Amherst, New York, Stampede ( ) is North and Latin America's leading distributor of integrated, custom ...


  12. MusicalFare Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of in the HeightsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 |

    ... residence at, but independently operated from, Daemen College. MusicalFare Theatre is located at 4380 Main Street in Amherst, NY (between Harlem and Getzville Roads). Parking is FREE, and the theatre is handicapped accessible, complete with a ...


  13. Storms Erupt Overnight, Knocking out Power to ThousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... off cars turning from Nottingham heading downtown. Sheridan Drive (between Bailey and Millersport), portions of East Amherst Street and Niagara Falls Blvd (at Maple in Amherst) are still dealing with delays right now. After heavy rains drenched ...


  14. Flash Flooding Causes Power Outages across Northern Erie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Your News Now

    Our photographer was on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo around 4 a.m. where water reached up to the tires of cars parked on the street. East Amherst got nearly 3.5 inches of rain, Clarence Center had 3.25 inches, and Tonawanda had 2.12 inches.


  15. NY: Expanding the Rail Commute in Western New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 13--An expanded rail or bus system stretching from the UB's Main Street campus in Buffalo to its North Campus in Amherst may be as many as seven years in the future, but the concept appears more timely -- and popular -- than ever. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is wrapping up a study of how and where to expand into Amherst, and support for expansion appears stronger than it has been at any time since Metro Rail planners inked their first sketches back in the 1970s.


  16. Motorcyclist Hurt in Amherst CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Amherst, NY A North Tonawanda motorcyclist is hospitalized after his motorcycle collided with a car at 3910 Maple Road just before 3pm on August 13, 2015. Police say the 2000 Suzuki motocycle was operated by Tyler A. Snickles, 24, of North Tonawanda.


  17. In Buffalo area, Patrick Kane supporters left shaking heads over latest incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Erie Times News

    Tom Farkas planned to mark the presence of the Stanley Cup in the Buffalo, N.Y., area by putting a big mural of Patrick Kane in the window of his hockey equipment store, Great Skate, in suburban Amherst, N.Y. on Friday morning. But when reports of a law enforcement investigation into an incident at Kane" s house in Hamburg, N.Y., became public Thursday, Farkas began to have reservations about the timing of displaying the mural created by Bauer Hockey, one of Kane" s sponsors.


  18. 4th Bangladeshi secular blogger hacked to death this yearRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Stars and Stripes

    ... crisis has now spun entirely out of control," said said Ronald Lindsay, president of the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, New York. "It is now long overdue for the government of Bangladesh to take seriously its moral responsibility to protect the ...


  19. My Tomato Pie on way to new Amherst locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Business Journal

    The redevelopment of the Northtown Plaza is prompting one of its longtime anchor tenants to relocate to another Amherst shopping center. My Tomato Pie is expected to relocate and open its new location in the Tops Plaza along Niagara Falls Boulevard and Robinson Road this November.


  20. Lawley Again Ranked Among U.S. Top 100 Largest Insurance Brokers Per Business InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | PRWeb

    ... the top one percent of insurance brokers for the last 23 years. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Lawley has offices in Amherst, NY; Batavia, NY; Elmsford, NY; Fredonia, NY; Florham Park, NJ; Melville, NY and Rochester, NY and recently expanding into ...


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